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Rotten Ralph's Trick or Treat

Rotten Ralph’s Trick or Treat

Jack Gantos

Illustrated by Nicole Rubel

Houghton Mifflin Company, 1986

From the dust jacket, “Ralph is back, and he’s rotten as ever. 358 more words


The Love Curse of the Rumbaughs by Jack Gantos

The Love Curse of the Rumbaughs by Jack Gantos

Ivy loves her mother. Ivy and her mother live an idyllic life in a hotel in small town Pennsylvania. 138 more words

Smith Public Library

The Reality of Readers

It is very easy in this industry to lose sight of the fact that the majority of readership and the conversations about books exist in the real world. 633 more words

The Tyler Factor...Why Our Reading Challenges Matter Most!

You know this kid.  He’s the one that showed up in your classroom, absolutely HATING reading.  We all know this kid…we’ve all had these kids in our classes.   851 more words

Dead End In Norvelt

Joey Pigza

The post on Rules got me thinking about other books that I’ve read that touched me deeply. I think that by far, Jack Gantos‘s Joey Pigza series, tops the list. 453 more words

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